The sculpture “Glory to Pegas”

The sculpture “Glory to the Pegasus”

Author: model by Antoine Coysevox

Material: bronze, gilding, silvering

Country: France

Time: the first half of the 19th century

Dimensions: height 64 cm

Sculptor is considered one of the best works of the author. The artistic idea of the piece "Glory to the Pegasus" is the glorification of the military victories of the Motherland. Antoine Coysevox created a monumental version of this sculpture in 1701(2) year as a kind of compliment to the French monarch Louis XIV. Thus, the monumental sculpture that decorated one of the main squares of Paris, place de La Concorde, in the allegorical language has magnified the victory of the country in General and directly to the ruler.